Ulysses S. Grant This is a biography about Ulysses S.Grant. Written by, Samvabi Lamichhane
Birth and Childhood Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27th ,1822 in Point Pleasant , Ohio. His parents were Jesse and Hannah Grant. His father was a tanner. A person who turns animal skin into leather. Grant was the oldest of 6 children. His birth name was Hiram Ulysses Grant .He described his childhood uneventful.
West PointHiram Ulysses Grant entered West Point in theage 17. He had no interest in military but hisfather pressured him to go. His name wasmistakenly turned into Ulysses SimpsonGrant.Later Grant realized that West Point wasn’tbad at all. In his free time he read novels and healways amazed people with his amazing horseriding skills.
Marriage Ulysses S. Grant married Julia B. Dent in the age 26. Julia was the sister of Grant’s roommate. They both loved novels and Grant shared his love of horses with Julia. But Grant lived in a Union state and Julia’s family was a slaveholding family though Grant’s parents turned down the invitation to the wedding Grant and Julia still got married.
CommanderUlysses S. Grant was given permission tocommand the Union Forces. He won manybattles and his love of horses helped himcommand MEN!
President of the United States ofAmericaUlysses S. Grant was the 18th president. He was slow to learn that the people who act like they are your friend aren’t your true friend. And there was a lot of scandal. He only became president for 2 terms and then he quit.
Death Ulysses S. Grant died on July 23rd ,1885 in Mount McGregor, New York. His last words were “water” because he died due to throat cancer.
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